Dr. Bierman is the inventor of StatLock® catheter securement devices and founder of Venetec. In 2006, Venetec was sold to C.R. Bard, Inc. for $168 million. Dr. Bierman, with over 15 years in the medical device marketplace, brings with him to ACCESS, the core of his successful Venetec team.
Mr. Pluth is the former VP of Operations at Venetec, where he successfully launched 1 - 3 new products per quarter for 5 years in succession. Prior to Venetec, Mr. Pluth worked at Winfeld Medical — another successful medical device venture. Mr. Pluth possesses expertise in all aspects of design, manufacturing and production.
Mr. Misajon, who has 30 years of experience in the medical device industry, held the position of VP of RA/QA at Venetec, where he successfully took the company through FDA field inspections, ISO certifications and Quality inspections from numerous OEM device companies.
Ms. Katz was part of the Venetec organization, managing the Clinical Education Team and transitioned to C.R. Bard following the sale. As Clinical Resource Manager, she was instrumental in interfacing with corporate departments, such as sales, marketing, and new product launches, developing comprehensive strategic plans enabling her clinical team to fully support the growth and continued branding of StatLock.®
Mr. Rogers is the former Senior Engineer and IT Manager at Venetec, where he was instrumental in supporting the design, manufacturing and production of new and existing products. Mr. Rogers has over 15 years of engineering experience in medical devices and information technology.
Ms. Cook is the former Customer Service Manager at Venetec, where she directed the Customer Service group that supported Venetec through its sales growth from $3 million to over $30 million. Ms. Cook also played an important role in the integration efforts of Venetec into C.R. Bard post-acquisition.
Dr. Tal is an Associate Professor of Radiology at the Yale University School of Medicine. A practicing interventional radiologist and recognized expert in the field of vascular access, Dr. Tal has been at Yale University since 1999.
Dr. Stocking is board-certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He has 20 years of clinical experience and works in private practice as both an anesthesiologist and pain medicine specialist.
Dr. Duque is board-certified in anesthesiology and has 17 years of clinical anesthesia experience. He is a past Chairman of the Department of Surgery at his hospital and is currently a Director in his anesthesiology group.